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Restaurant type

  • Casual Dining,

Cuisine type

  • Canadian,

Features

  • Restaurant With Terrace,
  • Alcohol Served,

Atmosphere

  • Trendy,
  • Intimate,
  • Casual,

Products and Services

  • Catering,
  • Food Dudes,
  • Restaurant,
  • Sharing Plates,
  • Contemporary Food,
  • International Cuisine,
    • Annex Dining,
    • Chopped Salad,
    • Hamburger,
    • Brunch,
    • Dinner,
  • more...
  • less...

Languages Spoken

  • English,
Location
196 Robert St, Toronto, ON M5S 2K7
Useful Information

Opening Hours *Holiday hours

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Kitchen Hours 5:30- 10:30 Mon-Sat
Kitchen Hours 5:30- 10:30 Mon-Sat
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Rates:

  • $26 To $60,

Methods of Payment:

Meet the owner

It’s barely 6 pm and Rasa is already slammed. “Our customers are always such an eclectic mix of people,” says co-owner Adam Minster before turning to discuss the night’s cocktail options with a couple of older ladies who recently pulled up to the bar.

“We’re regulars,” explains one of the women. “This is our local, we come here a few times a week and we love it – the menu changes often, so we never get bored,” she says while tucking into the fish board. The board features a trio of fish prepared in different ways. Tonight’s triplet is a caprese albacore tuna with tomato confit and basil sauce, a jerked steelhead trout with apple relish and plantain chips, and the final pescatarian delight: smoked branzino with dill crème fraiche, orange caviar and mustard chips.

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Ratings & Reviews - Rasa Restaurant

How would you rate this business?
March 15, 2020

Couldn’t of asked for a better evening. I was there 2 days prior as well. A big shout out to Amanda! Thank you! Service, food, atmosphere....awesome. Can’t wait to come back...when the situation is less dire. Laurel Duncan

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 14, 2020

Had the tasting menu- absolutely stellar food packed with flavour! Great friendly service as well!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 14, 2020

Excellent food, great service and groovy atmosphere. This is one of my favourite restaurants in TO. It was our friends' first time and they loved it. We have been at Rasa a few times and always enjoyed it immensely.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 13, 2020

Amazing as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 12, 2020

Phenomenal service! Delicious food! Nice ambiance! Would go again!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 9, 2020

The food, atmosphere, and service at Rasa are excellent! It's easily one of my favourite restaurants in the city and has become one of my go-to's. The ceviche is next level, my friends were still talking about the truffle gnudi the next day. Can't wait to go back!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 8, 2020

Last night, a friend said it was the best meal he's had in Canada in years! I have been to Rasa countless times for professional dinners, personal celebrations and everything in between. I have never had a bad experience and last night was no exception. I will keep coming back because the food is unforgettable and the staff always treat you like a VIP.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 6, 2020

Alex was very attentive and we were fortunate to have him taking care of us. The kind treatment we received for my girlfriend's birthday also made it an especially memorable night. This consistently impressive experience is what makes us proud to call Rasa our favorite restaurant in the city.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

March 2, 2020

The best food in the city. There is no other place I would rather eat than Rasa. Every dish is perfect and the team could not be any nicer!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 25, 2020

Love this place. Amazing food, great service, and the prix fixe Monday’s are excellent

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 23, 2020

We were here for a birthday dinner and it was fantastic. The food was so tasty and the service exceptional! A special thank you to Mahi for taking such good care of us. Pro tip: don’t skip out on dessert. The sticky bun and chocolate tahini mousse were so good - we literally scraped the plates clean!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 21, 2020

Sat at the bar, very comfortable and cool atmosphere. Bartender gave us good food and drink tops, whipped me up a cocktail that I absolutely loved, chatted a little and was super friendly and attentive. Food was as always BOMB - loved the thai peanut chili ceviche and of course the chopped salad.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 20, 2020

Great service and food!! Will be back again :)

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 20, 2020

An outstanding experience & culinary delight, as is always my experience at Rasa. Each staff member we met was delightful. Mahi, in particular, recommended the chopped salad. Although we didn't order it, he felt so strongly we'd enjoy it that he gifted us the plate. He was right - we'll be sure to order it next time!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 18, 2020

I love Rasa and Sara. Everything about Rasa is amazing. The food is phenomenal and the staff are perfect. Love, love!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 16, 2020

We had the pleasure of enjoying Rasa's Valentines pre-fixed menu. the entire experience was simply perfect!!!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 12, 2020

We made a second reservation for our next night at Rasa as we were leaving the place. Fantastico!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 9, 2020

I went with a friend for the Monday prix fixe menu. It was amazing. The service was very good and so was the ambiance. The food was amazing as usual. My friend is kind of a finicky eater and it was her first time, unlike me who would try anything as long as it is prepared in good taste, she was very pleased and ate everything and declared that she would definitely be back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 5, 2020

This was my first time at Rasa. We tried several dishes- shrimp toast, truffle gnudi, chopped salad, burger, scallops and grits and Wagu beef. All had unique flavours and beautifully plated. We finished with the Chelsea bun. It was also presented beautifully but a little in the dry side. Overall, it was an excellent experience and will definitely return.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 5, 2020

The staff was so nice and gave us complimentary Prosecco and dessert as we were celebrating an engagement. The food was delicious and the live music is always such a great added touch. It never gets too loud in there that you can’t have a conversation.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 1, 2020

Fantastic as always. Service was especially great this time, but it is always excellent. Great dishes. Glad to see a few new choices cycled in every now and then to go with the old favourites ( ah, the ceviche).

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

February 2, 2020

Very casual place, chatty and bustling, kind of industrial digs. The service was excellent and the food was very good and also very interesting. We had a great time.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 28, 2020

Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Toronto - if not my favourite! Not just because the food is impeccably delicious, but because the atmosphere. The waiters care about their clients and always make them feel special when they come. Will definitely be back!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 22, 2020

Nice atmosphere, great food and great service!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 22, 2020

We always enjoy your outstanding food - and last night we delighted on your tasting menu. Your staff treats us like royalty - and they should be commended for their friendliness and knowledge. Can't wait for our next visit to Rasa. Thank you.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 18, 2020

Food was good, but not great

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 5/5

January 18, 2020

Honestly the best restaurant experience I’ve ever had. Me and my girlfriend were coming in from out of town and they accommodated us to no end. Incredible food, staff, and overall spot.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 15, 2020

Excellent as always!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 13, 2020

Absolutely delicious. We shared a number of dishes with friends and found some better than others, but we didn't leave a crumb in any. All in all, we were very pleased and look forward to returning to have our favourites again. Service was very attentive and the degree to which my food sensitivities were accommodated was most impressive. Thanks so much. Very touched that a complimentary dessert that catered to my dietary needs was placed in front of me. Looking forward to our next opportunity to return.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 5/5

January 11, 2020

We had an amazing time, food was great & service was excellent.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

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